Slow-Motion Tomato Ketchup

It’s ironic that most fast food comes with packets of ketchup. When made at home, ketchup is one of the SLOWEST foods imaginable. You fill up a big pot with tomatoes, vinegar, sugar and spices, and after eight? nine? even

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Souper-Fungal-Fab-Delicious-Extra-Goopy-Rices

It’s so easy! Don’t be shocked, but there are literally only four ingredients. NO additional spices or embellishments are necessary. And to add to the shock value, all the ingredients are convenience foods, and the end result isn’t a sodium

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Starlight Mint Surprise Cookies

This simple, delicious cookie is a Christmas family tradition I inherited from my mother in law. My husband has enjoyed these cookies since he was a child, and still gets excited about the prospect of enjoying one or possibly six.

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Mini Green Pepper Cups

A fun way to preserve and enjoy the last of the bell pepper plants when the fruit is small but won’t have time to grow. Or you just have too many and want to preserve the bounty.

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Instant Hot Cocoa Mix

It’s super easy to blend your own hot cocoa mix. Keep this in a tightly sealed plastic container. Just give the container a couple of firm shakes to re-blend the dry ingredients before using. There is no salt added, making it a healthier choice than store-bought packaged mixes for those wishing to lower their sodium intake.

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City and Country Croutons

When I was a kid, my gramma would always tell me to “eat the crusts, they’ll make your hair curly”. She might as well have told me to “eat the crusts, they’ll make your face fall off”. The last thing

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